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Greyball: how Uber used secret software to dodge the law
Sep 19, 2022

Uber’s annus horribilis continued apace Friday, as it was hit with revelations of a secret program to evade law enforcement, the resignation of another top executive and more allegations of workplace discrimination.

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About the Database

The AI Incident Database is dedicated to indexing the collective history of harms or near harms realized in the real world by the deployment of artificial intelligence systems. Like similar databases in aviation and computer security, the AI Incident Database aims to learn from experience so we can prevent or mitigate bad outcomes.

You are invited to submit incident reports, whereupon submissions will be indexed and made discoverable to the world. Artificial intelligence will only be a benefit to people and society if we collectively record and learn from its failings. (Learn More)

The Database in Print

Read about the database on the PAI Blog, Vice News, Venture Beat, Wired, and arXiv among other outlets.

Incident Report Submission Leaderboards

These are the persons and entities credited with creating and submitted incident reports. More details are available on the leaderboard page.

Wordcounts

These are the most common rooted and stemmed words across all incident reports. More details are available on its data summary page.

compani 3320
system 3141
peopl 3133
new 2823
algorithm 2402
sai 2295
car 2272
data 2143
polic 2039
googl 1893

The Responsible AI Collaborative

The AI Incident Database is a project of the Responsible AI Collaborative, an organization chartered to advance the AI Incident Database. The governance of the Collaborative is architected around the participation in its impact programming. For more details, we invite you to read the founding report and learn more on our board and contributors.

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